The human body is arranged similarly to a symphony orchestra. Your various organs are essentially harmonizing, collaborating with each other so that the efforts of each part enhance the functionality of the entire body.

The basics of a healthy lifestyle

As argued by chiropractor Dr. Philip Cordova in The Chiropractic Blog, we can assist our body’s systems so that we are likelier to experience optimal health through:

• Proper nutrition
• Adequate sleep
• Routine physical workouts
• Optimistic attitude.

However, it isn’t always easy to treat our bodies as we should and to achieve the recovery we deserve.

Regardless of any preventive tactics we might employ, “demands of life sometimes can take their toll on the body especially today when there are many sources of stress,” Dr. Cordova explained.

Regular chiropractic treatments can help bolster the communication channels of the body for prevention and expedited recovery.

Why chiropractic care?

One reason many patients favor chiropractic therapy is that it is natural and noninvasive, avoiding surgery and pills. The basic philosophy of doctors in this field is simple: by removing impingements to the communication system that sends messages to and from the brain, health is improved. Through spinal manipulation, chiropractors allow your body to access its own innate power to heal itself – optimizing the alignment within your body rather than introducing external chemicals.

Chiropractic care is centered on the nervous and musculoskeletal systems, the strength of which can positively impact the rest of the body. The strategies used for this medical therapy are intended to relieve force from nerves that are being compressed.

“This means that there [is a] vertebral subluxation in the spine,” commented Dr. Cordova, which means that it “needs to be adjusted.”

How self-healing is involved

As established above, although chiropractors direct their efforts primarily toward spinal alignment, they aren’t just interested in the backbone. Instead, they want to foster the healing capacity of your body.

Clarence Selmer Gonstead (1898-1978), famed chiropractor and creator of the widely used Gonstead technique, noted that following chiropractic treatments, the body would often be able to heal itself.

A patient-dedicated approach

To help your body achieve the self-healing described by Dr. Gonstead, chiropractors guide you toward a healthier immune system through customized programs that include nutritional advice, workout recommendations, sleep diaries (if needed), and other suggested modifications to daily life.

At Advanced Wellness and Rehab, we offer nonsurgical solutions for chronic pain in a personalized and caring manner that respects the natural mechanisms within your own body. Learn more about how we can help you attain your vitality!